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him. we'll bring you more information when we have it. >>> britain's former prime minister gordon brown is the latest victim of phone hacking. the sun and sunday times improperly obtained personal information like bank and medical records on his family. two senior police officers will be grilled by a committee of mps why they didn't investigate phone hacking claims earlier. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has criticized syria for failing to protect embassies after pro-government demonstrators broke windows and spray painted walls. no one managed to get into the building. >>> divers are still searching for victims of a deadly boat disaster. the boat was overloaded, not licensed to carry passengers when it sank on sunday. president dmitry medvedev ordered an investigation. >>> u.s. president barack obama is meeting with lawmakers for another round of debt talks on tuesday. the debate stalled over how to slash the deficit and raise the debt ceiling before the u.s. defaults. republicans want spending cuts but democrats support tax hikes and neither side wants to compromise
. a phone hacking scandal of britain's best-selling sunday newspaper deepens. >>> facebook teams up with skype to give its users more facetime. >> and we'll tell you about the manhattan food fight over italian eating. >> it's been a mixed day on the stock markets so far. we've seen some moderate gains in the asia-pacific region. and a positive start to today's trading in europe. >> absolutely right. we're seeing markets hanging out a little bit. we've got a couple of interest rate decisions. so, we are higher as of -- well, as of right now, as you can see. but only by about barely at all. interest rate decisions, european central bank, it's widely expected that the ecb president will raise interest rates for the second time in three months. with euro inflation expected to rise 25 basis points. 0.25%. that would take the lending to 1.5%. >> interest rates in asia as well. a mixed day after the markets, after china announced late yesterday, that hong kong and shanghai, moving in different directions. one thing analysts agree on this is likely to be the final interest rate rise in the
in the local pub in britain, losing your job normally ends in drinking a pint, and these journalists had a lot to reflect on. the 168-year-old tabloid is a british institution. the phone hacking scandal left it in a political vortex, from which it couldn't escape. its owner, rupert murdoch, realized his entire empire was at risk of being tainted. one can only imagine the conversation he had with his son james, who runs the uk business. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. >> reporter: it was the revelation that a murdered school girl had been targeted by journalists from the paper who eavesdropped on her cell phone messages that was the beginning of the end for the paper. hacking into cell phone messages is illegal in the uk. the scandal that the "news of the world" had been systematical systematically eavesdropping on people for years had been swirling around westminster, with some telling politicians that it was the work of a rogue reporter. >> i believe he was the o
london. i'm nina dos santos. more advertisers consider pulling the plug as britain's tabloids is hacked. >>> and touching a raw nerve. we'll tell you why japan's meat eating carnival girls have a beef with the boys. >>> first up, though, let's take a look at the markets. it's been a mixed day for asia's stock markets. banking stocks sunk in china. here in europe we had a down beat start to the day. european stock markets have been open for slightly more than an hour at the moment, and as you can see, most of them firmly stuck in the red at the moment. >>> and let's have a look at the currencies because on the currencies front the euro is down by three-tenths of one u.s. dollar. a little under 81 as you can see at the moment. 80.80 is where we stand. in asia it was a mixed day on the stock markets. in tokyo the nikkie closed up 1.10%. not only did the index hit the highest level since the earthquake on march the 11th, but today's gains gave the nikkei the longest winning streak for two years. it was a different story for hang seng and the shanghai co composite index. they sold $3.6 milli
tonight. the hacking scandal in britain, the latest, a member of parliament is suggesting that one of the murdochs flat out lied when he spoke to the government leaders earlier this week, and he joins us from london when we come back. >>> new developments in britain's phone hacking scandal in depth tonight as the son of rupert murdoch comes under scrutiny. scotland yard was urged to open a criminal investigation into claims that the news corp. lied to parliament. this after a day of two former employees accused murdoch of giving mistaken evidence. he was the one hammering away at both murdochs about what they knew and when they knew it, and tom watson joins us from london. thank you so much for being here. you say this is the most significant moment in two years of phone hacking investigations, and it all centers on an e-mail involving an ex-news of the world reporter. explain. >> yes, the significance of this is the top team of news of the world are fragmenting. for the former lawyer to accuse murdoch of misleading parliament is serious in itself, and if he is accurate, and james
of the shooting rampage on utoya island. 68 people were killed. >>> a formal inquiry into britain's phone-hacking scandals began in london. a woman who worked with the now depuck news of the world tabloid after her daughter's murder now says her phone was hacked. sara payne had defended the tabloid, even writing the last edition, and calling it a force for good. >>> there's been some break for the rain-soaked korean peninsula, and the clean-up is under way. huge tract ts of farmland are flooded in northee kra and about half a meet over rain poured down on the south korean capital in just 48 hours. at least 51 people died in floods and mud slides. those are the headlines. i'm zain verjee, and "world business today" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> a very good morning to you. from cnn london, i'm nina dos santos. >> and a very good afternoon to you from cnn hong kong. i'm manisha tank and it's friday, july 29. >>> the deadlines get closer and closer. >> and while washington remains in deadlock, what do investors and analysts have to say? we hear from some of the experts
was murdered in britain. those allegations did not come to light until almost a decade later after brooks had scaled the corporate ladder to become chief exec tish of news international, a position she resigned last week. brooks has denied having any knowledge of any phone hacking by her staff. it was brooks who cemented a relationship with prime minister david cameron, inviting him to lunches at her country home with the head of news corporation, rue put murdock's son, james. there have been several arrests in the phone-hacking scandal so far but rebecca brooks is the highest profiled yet and the one closest to rue put murdock himself. atika shubert, cnn, london. >> as you can imagine, all of this has pummeled news corp's stock. as for news corp's nasdaq shares, the news of their value has wiped more than $6 billion since the scandal broke on july 4th. that's a drop since july 5th, the first day u.s. investors returned from a long u.s. holiday. that have yet another thing to worry about. inquiries are being made into rue put murdock's newspaper publishing operation in britain. just a reminde
>>> i'm zain verjee at cnn in london. in britain, members of parliament will pepper news corp chief rupert murdoch with tough questions later today, outraged over a string of allegations reporters for the paper hacked mobile phones to get scoops. murdoch's apologized. much more on the story justice ahead on "world business today." one of the first journal itss who exposed phone hacking by "news of the world" has been found dead. sean ward said andy coulson hacked into phones. police are not treating the death as suspicious. >>> a u.s. official says a meeting between the u.s. and libya at the weekend was meant to deliver one message, that moammar gadhafi must go. libya called the face-to-face talks in tunisia a first step. the u.s. says the meeting was a one-off event. >>> the women's world cup team soaked up the limelight after bringing japan its first cup title. japan's the first asian nation with a world cup championship. those are the headlines. auto' jane verjee at cnn in london. "world business today" starts now. >> a very good afternoon to you from cnn hong kong, i'm alicia ta
scandal in brittain. >> and while we're on the subject of resignations. britain's prince andrew stepping down at the britain's special representative for international trade. he's been acting as official envoy for more than ten years and during that time he's been facing blistering criticism. he announced the news in his annual review. he said, quote, i have decided that the label i gave myself when i began this role as speshlg representative has served its purpose and is no longer necessary to the work i do. >>> well, prince andrew has been accused of lacking the judgment needed for the job he's just given up. let's take a look at the latest travesties that have led up to his departure. in march he acknowledged it was a mistake to meet with jeffrey epstein, a convicted sex offender. he turned to epstein to help pay off the debts of the prince's former wife sarah ferguson. last year an article pub lived by wikileaks painted an unflattering picture. it verged on the rude during a 2008 meeting. and in november of 2008 british media reporting that andrew met with libyan media gadhafi after
this is "world business today." >>> now, from traveling in trarls to owning 52 turbines across britain, green tycoon dale vince has come a long way, and his company, ecotricity is moving along with electric sports cars, the nemesis. we have more. >> reporter: naut 200 in 8.5 seconds with a top speed of 170 miles per hour. faster than most sports cars the nemesis is an electric sports car powered by wind energy, built as the first of its kind, the nemesis is the creation of dale vince, founder of ecotricity, the company that sells green electricity. >> this is one of your windmills. >> yeah, our very first windmill. >> ecotricity has 32 windmills or turbines across the uk which has enough electricity to power about 150,000 homes or businesses. in the last seven years that have invested more than $8 million in wind electricity. that's where the nemesis comes in. >> we call our car wind-powered car because we think it's important not to lose sight. we need to switch to electricity, but the lelectriciy has to come from somewhere. there are 32 million cars in the uk. we burn 25 million tons of oil
by the phone-hacking scandal which refuses to die down. rupert murdoch wants do create britain's largest media company by buying the 60.9% of bskyb shares that his company doesn't already own. he's been called to testify in front of lawmakers for investigating phone hacking at three of his four papers. his son james and news international ceo rebekah brooks will also testify on july 19. on tuesday london police officers publicly answered questions about this scandal. assistant commissioner john yates said he regretted his decision to not pursue inquiries of breaches back in 2009. nina? >> pauline, police carrying out the current inquiry at the moment are saying they're examining thousands of pages of evidence as a result. we should also mention that only 170 people have actually been told that they have been targeted during this alleged hacking. that's just a fraction of what may be the real total. that's today's big number we're focusing on at the moment. 3,870, that's the total number of possible hacking victims whose details were found in those notes seized by a private investigator working
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